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Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from... details>>
he 1920s was witness to one of the most admired art movements in modern history– Art Deco – which still influences design today.
Learn about it and its influence on Kansas... details>>
3/31/2017 9:00:00 AM | Topeka, KS
Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes
Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>
3/31/2017 6:30:00 PM | Lawrence, KS
Art of Conversation: Social Service/Social Justice
Our highly popular Art of Conversation series--a partnership between the Watkins and the Lawrence Arts Center--continues with a special event!
Final Friday will feature a panel discussion with representatives from Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, The Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center, the Winter Center, Audio Reader, and the Dole Institute of Politics. Representatives from the Dole Institute will also display materials from their collection related to the ADA. Free refreshments....details >>